Why In News?
On September 24, 2023, the Higher Education Department held the state level National Service Scheme (NSS) award distribution ceremony at the Indira Gandhi Auditorium of Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana. In this, 28 NSS coordinators, program officers and volunteers from across the state were honored with State NSS Awards.
- Along with this, 50 NSS program officers and principals were given citations for their special contribution in NSS activities.
- 10 Master Trainers were honored with citation certificates for NEET survey, 12 District Higher Education Officers and Principals were honored with citation certificates for Sports and Socio-Eco Survey.
- 12 volunteers were honored for the state level poster making competition.
- During this, NSS District Coordinator Vijay Sharma was awarded the State Level National Service Scheme Award.
Why In News?
On September 22, 2023, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar laid the foundation stone of Flipkart's regional distribution center in Manesar, Gurugram and virtually inaugurated the grocery fulfillment center in Sonipat.
- A warehousing and transport hub is being set up by Flipkart on 285 acres of land. Out of this, this regional distribution center, to be built on 140 acres of land with an investment of Rs 1389 crore, will be the largest distribution center in Asia.
- This will provide direct and indirect employment to 10 thousand people, while the grocery supply center in Sonipat will create around 2,000 direct and indirect employment opportunities.
- It is noteworthy that this is a new chapter in the development of the Global City area being developed in Gurugram district. The Global City is to be developed on approximately 1,000 acres of land between NPR (Northern Peripheral Road) and CPR (Central Peripheral Road).
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